Module 1 - St. Gallen - 2016/2017

13.06.2016 to 24.06.2016
Introduction to European and International Business Law


Prof. Dr. Ulrich Haltern
Dr. Philipp Speitler


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As one of the leading business universities in Europe, the University of St.Gallen HSG is the ideal base for our program. The first module sets out the groundwork in European and international business law and takes an interdisciplinary perspective to provide a cohesive understanding. Practical exercises form a core element of the module. The interlinked understanding of economic, business and legal aspects developed at our university are some of the many reasons why St.Gallen graduates are highly respected worldwide. The expertise brought by our candidates with their various backgrounds enriches the learning environment.

  • Economic Foundations of the EU/EEA Single Market and of World Trade
  • Globalization and Regionalization of Business Law
  • Institutions and Decision Making in the EU/EEA
  • Fundamental Rights and Fundamental Freedoms in the EU and EEA
  • International Management
  • Integration Economics
  • Basics of IP Law
  • Compliance
  • Corporate Governance
  • WTO Law
  • Private International Law
  • Business Criminal Law
  • Intercultural Communication


This is a compulsory module which needs to be attended by all candidates.

Please note that this is a 2-week module. There is no lecture during the weekend.

All modules are also available for individual study outside of the program. For more information, please contact our team.



Robert Agresta
lic.iur. Roger Bachmann
Carl Baudenbacher
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Carl Baudenbacher
Hildegard Becker-Toussaint
Prof. em. Dr. Peter Behrens
Prof. Dr. Andreas Binder
Nicole Brandes
Prof. Dr. Stefan Buehler
Dr. iur. Peter Doerr
lic. iur. David P. Frick
Prof. Dr. Ulrich Haltern
Dr. Beat W. Hess
Bruno Heynen
Philippe Huber
Dr. Reto Malacrida
Jochen Mankart
Prof. Dr. Winfried Ruigrok
Prof. Dr. Dr. Peter Sester
Dr. Philipp Speitler
Prof. Dr. Andreas Thier
Prof. Dr. Thomas Werlen